Statutory Instruments

1996 No. 2601


The Parliamentary Commissioner (No. 2) Order 1996


15th October 1996

Laid before Parliament

25th October 1996

Coming into force

18th November 1996

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 15th day of October 1996


The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Her Majesty, in pursuance of section 4(2) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967(1), is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows: —

1.  This Order may be cited as the Parliamentary Commissioner (No. 2) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 18th November 1996.

2.  Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967(2) shall be amended by the insertion in the appropriate place in alphabetical order of the entries “English Sports Council” and “United Kingdom Sports Council”.

N. H. Nicholls

Clerk of the Privy Council

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This order adds the English Sports Council and the United Kingdom Sports Council to the list of departments and authorities subject to investigation by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration.


Schedule 2 was substituted by Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary and Health Service Commissioners Act 1987 (1987 c. 39) in consequence of section 1(2) of that Act.